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    Allen165 is offline Key Member
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    Default From vs. Than

    "Americans speak differently from/than Australians."

    While "than" may be acceptable in informal English, only "from" would be acceptable in formal English. Do you agree?

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    Default Re: From vs. Than

    Americans speak differently from Australians.
    Americans speak differently than Australians.



    Some people believe that the second sentence is incorrect rather than informal. Read usage here:
    Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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